• iTunes App Store gets 1.5bn downloads in a year
  • Other News

    iTunes App Store gets 1.5bn downloads in a year

    Richard - July 14th, 2009 5:01 PM

Today Apple released their official stats for a year of downloads from the iTunes App Store. In its first 12 months it reached a colossal figure of 1.5 billion downloads.

The iTunes App store provides third party add-ons or ‘apps’ for both iPhones and iPod Touches, one contributor to the stores success is the fact that iPod Touch/iPhone users can access the store direct from their device.

"The App Store is like nothing the industry has ever seen before in both scale and quality," said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO, he then went on to say "With 1.5 billion apps downloaded, it is going to be very hard for others to catch up."

The app store currently has more than 65,000 apps available and has over 100,000 developers signed up to the iPhone developer program.

Latest Articles

Latest Competitions

Latest Reviews



Latest Articles

Which Apple iPad should you choose?

Which Apple iPad should you choose?

If you’re looking to purchase an Apple iPad, there are a few things you need to consider. Are you going to really notice the Retina Display, use the upgraded 5-megapixel camera or use the new 4G connectivity? If you answered no to any of those, then you might want to take a look at this guide on choosing the right iPad.

Read Article » How to replace cracked iPhone 3GS screen

How to replace cracked iPhone 3GS screen

So you’ve just been to a party and woken up with a throbbing hangover to find your iPhone screen is cracked. Familiar story? It’s happened to me, too many times! Fret not though, it’s really easy to replace a cracked iPhone screen and can be done for a just a fiver!

Read Article »

Related Content

Dec 10

Why do politicians always seem to hold back new technology?

There are very few technologies which have not encountered some form of political meddling or regulatory distress in their early days. There seems to be a general pattern with regards to politicians and new technology in that initially they ignore the new technology, then they embrace it, then they try to control it and in […]

Read the Story »
Dec 02

5 Steps to building an online web shop on a budget: from domain names to SSL certs

Building an Internet shop is often much simpler and inexpensive than most people initially think. While 5+ years ago you would have needed to hire a web development agency to develop a completely custom site for you, in today’s works of plugins and open source software, you can actually build and launch a web shop with a very limited knowledge and a surprisingly low budget.

Read the Story »
Nov 27

Which Laptop Is Right For Your Business?

If you’re setting up your own business, the technology you choose could be crucial to your success. For example, whether or not you use a PC or a laptop (or both).

Read the Story »
Nov 27

Horse racing apps

Fans of horse racing are spoilt for choice in the apps world these days as all the major bookmakers and others line up to get business – providing free apps that usually come with tempting introductory bonus offers to boot. This means that fans of horse racing can get free bets on races (for a […]

Read the Story »